Federal Acquisition Regulation
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I subscribe to the FAR?
. For a subscription to the Federal Acquisition Regulation, contact the Superintendent of Documents at 202-512-1800.

Q. How often is the FAR updated?
. The FAR at 48 CFR Chapter 1 is amended as needed. The loose-leaf and the internet are updated as soon as possible after FAR rules are published in the Federal Register.

Q. Is this the "official" FAR?
. The FAR is codified at 48 CFR Chapter 1. If you find any inconsistencies or errors in this copy of the FAR, please contact the FAR Secretariat.

Q. My loose-leaf FAC has pages missing. How do I get a complete copy?
. FACs may be downloaded at this site: http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/fac.html or contact the Superintendent of Documents at (202) 512-1806 for problems with subscriptions.

Q. How can I get a copy of a particular loose-leaf FAC?
. Individual loose-leaf FAC's are available for download at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/fac.html. They are not available from the Superintendent of Documents.

Q. Can I download the whole FAR?
. The entire FAR is available for download from the Zipped files area.

For comments or additional questions on the Federal Acquisition Regulation contact the FAR Secretariat (202) 501-4755

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